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Joe “Butterball” Tamburro Tribute on 105.3 WDAS-FM Philadelphia | July 29, 2012

Advertisements In Philadelphia, WDAS AM & FM was the R&B powerhouse. From the 1950s, on AM 1480, & from the early 1970s on 105.3 FM, WDAS was the place to go for R&B, Soul, &Continue readingJoe “Butterball” Tamburro Tribute on 105.3 WDAS-FM Philadelphia | July 29, 2012

Jerry Wells, 105.3 WDAS-FM Philadelphia | October 1983

Advertisements   In the early 1970s, Philadelphia’s WDAS-FM switched from a “progressive rock” format to “progressive R&B.” “Progressive” in early ’70s radio lingo meant “album-oriented.” Just as progressive rock stations were trying to do theContinue readingJerry Wells, 105.3 WDAS-FM Philadelphia | October 1983

Jocko Henderson, Radio Greats Reunion on 101 WCBS-FM New York – | 1991

Advertisements “It’s your engineer, Jocko, your Ace from Outer Space, way up here in the stratosphere! Back on the scene with the record machine, sayin’ oop-pop-a-doo and how do you do?” -Jocko Henderson Douglas “Jocko”Continue readingJocko Henderson, Radio Greats Reunion on 101 WCBS-FM New York – | 1991

Harvey Holiday FINAL SHOW, 98.1 WOGL Philadelphia | December 12 2018

Advertisements     This may not count as a classic aircheck, because it is from 2018, but it does feature a classic Philly jock. Harvey Holiday spent more than a half century on air aroundContinue readingHarvey Holiday FINAL SHOW, 98.1 WOGL Philadelphia | December 12 2018

Gary Shepherd, Power 99FM WUSL Philadelphia | September 1983

Advertisements       Gary Shepherd was a staple on Philly R&B radio, from the 1960s, covering the Philadelphia riots after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., through 2007. He was usually on airContinue readingGary Shepherd, Power 99FM WUSL Philadelphia | September 1983